The Past Week in our Schools

Amazing things happen in our schools every hour – from the headline-grabbing teaching “event” to the small, thoughtful exchange between a teacher and student that sets learning in motion.  Last week I had the opportunity to spend a lot of time in our schools and grabbed a few moments along the way.

Math Maniacs at Byrd Elementary SchoolTeams celebrated recent student accomplishments related to automaticity with multiplication facts.

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CBS 6’s Bill Fitzgerald visited Cindy Matejka’s English classes at Goochland Middle SchoolStudents learned about the power of effective communication from an accomplished newscaster.


Goochland Elementary School’s Student Leadership DayStudents hosted parents and community members for a morning immersed in Sean Covey’s work around inspiring leadership and greatness in youth, the foundation of GES’ school culture.

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